No matter what happens in the world, we keep moving forward. The toy industry has some wonderful products in store for the months ahead, and we’re ready! Take a look at these fun finds from Toy Fair New York (TFNY), and start making some plans for fun this year!
Lamaze 3-in-1 Airtivity Table (TOMY)
The Lamaze 3-in-1 Airtivity Table from TOMY allows babies to experience moving air, helping them develop fine motor skills and spark curiosity. The table legs can be removed for floor play once the baby can sit independently. Air blows through the table to make little toys on the top move and flow. Fun sounds and encouraging gameplay stimulate the baby’s interaction, too!
STEAM Kits (Crayola)
Ravel Tales (Sunny Days)
Sunny Days revealed a fun new product called Ravel Tales. Coming to retailers sometime this year, Ravel Tales are collectible, plush, and DIY all in one kit, emphasizing that, “The more you unwind, the more you find!” Each box contains a ball of yarn and string that you have to slowly unravel. Collectible pieces inside the ball range from DIY activities to sticker sheets. At the center, kids will find an adorable plush character and a little blanket that they can stitch at the edges.
YooHoo to the Rescue Sacks Series 2 (Aurora World)
Mealtime Magic Mia (Spin Master)
Foodie Surprise Yolkies (RedwoodVentures)
Cats Vs. Pickles (Cepia)
If you’ve ever seen viral videos of cats being frightened by pickles, then you’ll understand the concept behind Cats Vs. Pickles, a line of funny collectible beanbag characters from Cepia. Based off of the popular Cats Vs. Pickles internet videos and app, there are dozens of cat and pickle designs for kids to collect. Each one has a silly story behind it, with bright colors and themes for kids to trade and enjoy.
Debbie Zelasny was an elementary school teacher for more than a decade before taking the plunge into the world of motherhood and blogging. She now owns and operates The Jersey Momma, an entertaining website for families and fun-seekers of all ages. Debbie loves going on adventures with her family, trying out new toys, giving travel advice, and sharing a myriad of cool stuff on her blog. She's not afraid to let her inner child shine through and she doesn't think you should be, either. Debbie's writing has been featured in The Mailbox Magazine, Yahoo! Voices, Pink Cake Box, and Thrive Global. She also really, really loves her dog.
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